Sr. Solution Engineer - Med Device

Job Description

At Siemens Healthineers, we are passionate about enabling healthcare professionals to deliver high quality patient care, and to do so affordably.  A leading global healthcare company, Siemens Healthineers continues to strengthen our portfolio of medical imaging and laboratory diagnostics, while adding new offerings such as managed services, consulting, and healthcare IT services – as well as further technologies in the growing market for therapeutic and molecular diagnostics.

Siemens Healthineers develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape.


The Platform Lifecycle Engineering (PLE) Senior Engineer is part of the Global Engineering Organization’s R&D team and represents the GEO R&D team as a Technical Lead on change requests meeting desired business outcomes.  The PLE Team is responsible to develop and maintain engineering documentation and verification activities for new products throughout the lifecycle of the instrument including planning for changes in manufacturing.   On the component level, responsible for identifying, qualifying, documenting and releasing components from a variety of sources for our products. Investigate the impact of supplier product change and end-of-life notifications on products for engineering/purchasing.  The (PLE) Senior Engineer should have a successful track record of leading technical instrument systems development projects of significant size, scope and complexity in the medical device industry, or similar experience.  The PLE Senior Engineer  works closely with the Design Engineering teams and department stakeholders with responsibility to ensure product and business value propositions are met.  The PLE Senior Engineer is part of the Platform Lifecycle Engineering (PLE) organization and reports to the Head of PLE.


Supports the application and development processes to analyze, design, troubleshoot, implement and enhance hardware systems.  May use analytical theories and methodologies to investigate, analyze, design, program, document, enhance, implement and maintain Platforms, Instruments, Sub-Systems and or individual components. Completes complex planning of detailed product development objectives. Completes the preparation of complex sketches, design layouts, and other specifications.  Performs complex review of results to determine that products perform in the intended manner.  Completes complex prototypes for testing and provides technical assistance on design feasibility. Completes standardization of complex materials, components and assemblies.  Completes and maintains detailed and comprehensive records of all inventive ideas, designs, and complex improvements.  Completes product issues documentation for

future reference and problem resolution.    Preempts potential problems and provides effective solutions in reaction to application of concepts, techniques, knowledge, or processes. Displays an high level of critical thinking in applying principles, theories, and concepts on a wide range of problems.


Independently performs full range of standard work for the professional field. Refers complex, unusual problems to area experts. Identifies and resolves more complex problems and applies problem-solving skills in order to deal with most situations.    Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of moderately complex assignments. Successfully applies complex knowledge of fundamental concepts,  Provide general guidance or train support and/or professional staff.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience 
  • BS/MS Degree in Mechanical, Biomedical or Electrical Engineering, or related discipline

  • Minimum 5 years work experience in PLM
  • Minimum 5-8 years of total work experience in product development related field

  • Advanced  technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

  • Advanced  knowledge of mechanical/electrical datasheets

  • Self-motivated, self-organized and results-oriented
  • Solid communication and coordination skills
  • Team player with professional/positive personal presence
  • Domestic travel required (~5-10%)
  • International travel possible (~<5%)

 Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience 

  • Experience with modelling and drafting tools (e.g. Nx, SolidWorks, ProE,etc)

  • Work experience in Teamcenter, SAP P41, and/or TFS
  • Experience in Release/Configuration Engineering
  • Product Life Cycle Management, AGILE, SCRUM, Life Science Instrument Hardware


Job ID: 187414

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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